Enhancing preschool educators’ ability to facilitate conversations during shared book reading

@article{Milburn2014EnhancingPE,
  title={Enhancing preschool educators’ ability to facilitate conversations during shared book reading},
  author={Trelani Faith Milburn and Luigi Girolametto and Elaine Weitzman and Janice Greenberg},
  journal={Journal of Early Childhood Literacy},
  year={2014},
  volume={14},
  pages={105 - 140}
}
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether professional development enhanced educators’ use of conversational strategies during shared book reading with small groups of preschoolers. Twenty preschool educators and small groups of children from each of their classrooms were randomly assigned to the experimental or control group. The 10 educators in the experimental group received instruction in shared book reading strategies as well as individual classroom coaching sessions. Each… 

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